[PATCH v2] samples: bpf: ix kernel-doc syntax in file header

Randy Dunlap rdunlap at infradead.org
Sun May 23 16:07:54 UTC 2021


On 5/23/21 8:14 AM, Aditya Srivastava wrote:
> The opening comment mark '/**' is used for highlighting the beginning of
> kernel-doc comments.
> The header for samples/bpf/ibumad_kern.c follows this syntax, but
> the content inside does not comply with kernel-doc.
> 
> This line was probably not meant for kernel-doc parsing, but is parsed
> due to the presence of kernel-doc like comment syntax(i.e, '/**'), which
> causes unexpected warnings from kernel-doc:
> warning: This comment starts with '/**', but isn't a kernel-doc comment. Refer Documentation/doc-guide/kernel-doc.rst
>  * ibumad BPF sample kernel side
> 
> Provide a simple fix by replacing this occurrence with general comment
> format, i.e. '/*', to prevent kernel-doc from parsing it.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Aditya Srivastava <yashsri421 at gmail.com>

Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap at infradead.org>

Thanks.

> ---
> Changes in v2: Include changes for both, samples/bpf/ibumad_kern.c and samples/bpf/ibumad_user.c in the same patch
> 
>  samples/bpf/ibumad_kern.c | 2 +-
>  samples/bpf/ibumad_user.c | 2 +-
>  2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/samples/bpf/ibumad_kern.c b/samples/bpf/ibumad_kern.c
> index 26dcd4dde946..9b193231024a 100644
> --- a/samples/bpf/ibumad_kern.c
> +++ b/samples/bpf/ibumad_kern.c
> @@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
>  // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 OR Linux-OpenIB
>  
> -/**
> +/*
>   * ibumad BPF sample kernel side
>   *
>   * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
> diff --git a/samples/bpf/ibumad_user.c b/samples/bpf/ibumad_user.c
> index d83d8102f489..0746ca516097 100644
> --- a/samples/bpf/ibumad_user.c
> +++ b/samples/bpf/ibumad_user.c
> @@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
>  // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 OR Linux-OpenIB
>  
> -/**
> +/*
>   * ibumad BPF sample user side
>   *
>   * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
> 


-- 
~Randy



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